48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

53points

Harman Kardon NI

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Comparison winner
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19 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Harman Kardon NI

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
53
points
Harman Kardon NI

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Harman Kardon NI?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 44mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs9mm
  • 1.9m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.1m

Why is Harman Kardon NI better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    28 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 53.6g lighter
    181.4gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

181.4g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI
6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

25000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

20Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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Harman Kardon NI
4.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

48 Ohms

28 Ohms

5.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

53mm

9mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI
2.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NI

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